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Murder Mystery, Disco, and Hog Roast

Tue, 10th July

The Dowmham Rotary Club will be running a Murder Myster evening, followed by a 70s & 80s themed disco on Fruday 21st September at the Town Hall.

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2018 Hilgay Raft Race

Thu, 28th June

On 8th July the HIlgay Raft Races take place on the River Wissey. It’s a day of good fun for all the family, particularly if you enter the races.

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‘GET Free Books’ soon at Wales Court

Wed, 27th June

The Global Educational Trust (GET) will be running their ‘Get Free Books’ project soon in Wales Court. The charity have been given the old Norwich and Peterborough Branch premises on a temporary basis which will be set up as a free bookshop, patrons can come in take away 3 books per visit. 

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2018 Downham Festival Carnival Gallery

Tue, 29th May

With the Downham Festival now in full swing we thought it would be a good time to share some photos from the Parade and Carnival on Bank Holiday Monday.

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44th Annual Downham Market Festival

Tue, 15th May

Here’s the full rundown of the festival’s events. This year’s theme is “Around the World”.
Saturday 26th May
6:30pm – Songs of Praise at Downham Market Methodist Church, Paradise Road.

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Downham Games – Community Fitness Challenge

Wed, 9th May

“Help get the community moving”
The Downham Games are running a 31 day fitness challenge, open to all age groups, with prizes for juniors and adults.

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New RAF Downham Market Memorial Banner

Fri, 23rd February

On Sunday 11th February, the ‘RAF Downham Market Memorial Trust’ erected a banner to highlight the site of their future RAF Downham Market Memorial.

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Big Adoption Day – Downham Town Hall

Thu, 22nd February

On 21st March Coram Cambridgeshire Adoption are holding a Drop-In information session at the Town Hall as part of a country wide ‘Big Adoption Day‘ where agencies across England will open their doors to raise awareness and promote adoption.

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‘Tricky Period’ Project Launched At Downham Library

Wed, 14th February

Homeless women and women on low incomes will benefit from a new service set up to provide free sanitary products at libraries in West Norfolk, including Downham Market.

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Volunteering Opportunity at Denver Waterways Complex

Tue, 13th February

The Environment Agency is looking for people who live close to Denver, Downham Market to volunteer at the Denver Complex. This would involve helping boaters to use Denver lock, keeping the site tidy and attractive, and attending waterways festivals.

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